UP Government launches free coaching for students, institutes new award.


Launching the three-day celebrations to mark the foundation day of Uttar Pradesh, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Sunday announced to institute a new award – UP Gaurav Samman – from this year which will recognise “exceptional people” who have worked to give the state a distinctive name.

The award will be given to people from several fields, including technology, culture and sports. The chief secretary will head its selection committee.

At the event held at Awadh Shilp Gram in Lucknow, the Chief Minister also announced the launch of a statewide free coaching facility for students to help them prepare for various competitive exams like JEE, NEET and UPSC.